Kazakhstan population is 17 mln 264.6 thousand

July 15. Kazpravda

By Nazymgul Kumyspaeva

Kazakhstan population is 17 mln 264.6 thousandSince the beginning of the year the population grew by 103 000 people; 9 508.4 thousand of them are urban population, 7 756.2 thousand – rural.

As of June 1, 2014, Kazakhstan’s population is 17 264.6 thousand, the press service of Kazakhstan Statistics Agency informs.

The urban population reaches 9 508.4 thousand, rural – 7 756.2 thousand people.

Within 5 months of 2014, the population in the whole country increased by 103.8 thousand people. Compared to 2013, the population grew by 254 000.

Since the beginning of the year 160.2 thousand births were registered against 159.3 thousand births in 2013, i.e. the difference is 0.6%.

Besides, the number of deaths was 55.8 thousand, which is 7.2% less than in January-May of last year (60.1 thousand).

Natural growth of the population since the beginning of the year compared with January – May of 2013 has increased by 5.2 thousand, or by 5.2%, and reached 104.4 (99.2) thousand people.

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